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Another PA longbeard falls

Old 05-27-2005, 06:43 AM
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Default Another PA longbeard falls

The PA guys are knockin them down as time is winding down.

18#, 15/16&1" spurs, 9.5" beard.

A few softs calls while he was going nuts off the roost, then he went silent for about 15-20 mintues. I gave a few clucks and he sounded off 60 yds away. Finally worked his way in to about 40 and that was all she wrote. Done by 20 after 6.
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Old 05-27-2005, 06:47 AM
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Congrats............ tough year in PA, Toms were silent for the most part.
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Old 05-27-2005, 07:48 AM
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dangit.......i coulda hunted today.......but i got a pretty nasty cold and figured the birds wouldnt cooperate any more then they have the rest of the season......so i slept in......tomarow i plan to hunt all day and give it my best.......congrats on a nice bird.........this year has been TOUGH
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Old 05-27-2005, 08:13 AM
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Way to go dude! It's always a little sweeter to take one in the closing days of the season isn't it? The one I took the other day was the first one I got in the last week of the season, and it felt a lot more special than all my previous birds. You feel like you really earn it when the heat is on and you know you only have a couple more mornings to get out.
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Old 05-27-2005, 09:57 AM
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Way to go Rybo...congrat's.....we like to think of extending our seasons til the last few days to get the most of the month right...? [&:]
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Old 05-27-2005, 08:38 PM
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Congrats on the bird! Good to hear about people still getting their birds.
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Old 05-30-2005, 08:28 AM
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WTG to end the season!!!! Congrats!!!
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